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Facebook Rooms: This Week in Social Media

social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week?

Facebook Introduces Rooms: Rooms is “a new app that lets you create places for the things you’re into, and invite others who are into them too. Check out the Rooms blog to learn more.”

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“Not only are rooms dedicated to whatever you want, room creators can also control almost everything else about them.”

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Your LinkedIn Profile: Why You Need to Revisit How You Look on LinkedIn

Do you use LinkedIn as a networking tool?

Are you looking for ways to use LinkedIn to attract more business for your company or brand?

To learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile as a marketer, I interview Ron Nash, the “LinkedIn Whisperer,” for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.

It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing. The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).

In this episode, I interview Ron Nash, author of the books Leveraging LinkedIn and How to Find Your Dream Job, Even in a Recession. Ron is a LinkedIn preferred trainer who specializes in helping individuals and brands with their LinkedIn strategy.

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Listen to Ron Nash discuss optimizing your LinkedIn profile.

Ron shares the importance of having a well-developed LinkedIn profile.

You’ll discover how to present yourself on LinkedIn, write an engaging professional headline and summary and strategically leverage images and video on your profile page.

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8 Types of Rich Media to Share on Google+

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Want new ways to benefit from Google+?

Have you shared rich media on Google+?

When you provide rich media within Google+, you maximize the reach and engagement of each piece of content and make it easy for visitors to consume.

Here are eight types of rich media content to share on Google+.

Why Rich Media on Google+

Many social media users, especially those on mobile, don’t want to leave the platform they’re on. With rich media, your audience can enjoy your attention-grabbing content without leaving the platform.

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Find out how to use eight types of rich media in your Google+ posts.

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How to Use the LinkedIn Data Export Tool to Improve Your Marketing

social media how toDo you want to analyze your past interactions on LinkedIn?

Do you want information that could help you understand your LinkedIn behavior?

The LinkedIn Data Export tool offers deeper insight into your LinkedIn activity.

In this article I’ll share the seven export files you can use to target ads, build keyword lists, create a list of connections and more.

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Find out how to download useful information using the LinkedIn Data Export Tool.

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4 Ways to Turn Your Employees Into Brand Ambassadors

social media case studiesWould you like your employees to be brand ambassadors on social media?

Do your employees feel confident sharing on social media about your company?

In this article you will discover how Adobe is empowering their 11,000 employees worldwide to be social media brand ambassadors. As a result, they are building customer goodwill and influencing sales.

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Find out how Adobe created brand ambassadors out of their employees.

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How to Get More Out of Facebook Ads

social media how toDo you use Facebook to promote your business?

Are you struggling to find ways to get noticed on the platform?

With each update to Facebook, it becomes increasingly harder for small businesses to make a splash in front of their intended audience.

Here are four marketing tactics you can use to get more out of your Facebook advertising.

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Find out how you can get more out Facebook advertising.

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How to Research Your Competition on Facebook

social media how toAre your competitors getting massive reach and engagement on Facebook?

Would you like to learn the secret of their Facebook success?

While we’d never advocate copying your competitor’s posts exactly, it’s helpful to monitor and study the posts of your competition.

You may get ideas on how to tweak your own posting strategy to build on what’s working for someone else.

In this article I’ll show you how to research what your competition is doing on Facebook so you can study what works and model it on your own page.

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Find tools to research your competition on Facebook.

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How to Use Google+ Profiles and Pages for Better Visibility

social media how toAre you using Google+?

Have you optimized your profile and page so your message reaches the most people?

It’s more important than ever to make sure your Google+ profile and page are optimized to support your business goals so you can extend your marketing reach.

In this article I’ll share three tips for optimizing your Google+ profile and business page to make your business more visible.

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Find out how to use Google+ profiles and pages for better visibility.

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Facebook Stickers: This Week in Social Media

social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up-to-date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week?

Facebook Brings Stickers to Comments: “Just tap the smiley face icon in the bottom-right of any comment field to pick a sticker to send.”

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Facebook stickers will “be available to all posts from people, in groups, and on events now.”

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